PITTSBURGH, April 10 (UPI) -- Police were questioning a "person of interest" in dozens of bomb threats that have plagued the University of Pittsburgh, students said Tuesday.
Numerous students said they alerted police after coming across a Web site with postings by someone describing him or herself as a former student and railing against the university, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reported.
Sarah Bixby, a student from Carlisle, Pa., said what students describe as a "manifesto," was discovered Monday night and quickly reported to police.
"It's making its way around," she said. "I know there were numerous students who went to authorities with that information."
The bomb threats began Feb. 13, with more than 40 made since then. On Monday, there were four threats with bombs alleged to be in a total of 12 buildings, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said.
Students and officials said the constant evacuations were a strain. Monday was the eighth consecutive day with at least one threat. But by midday Tuesday there had been no additional threats, the Harrisburg newspaper said.
"This has got to stop," Tim Delaney, chief of the university police, said. "We're exhausted. I'm asking whoever is doing this to please call me directly, and I will do whatever I can to help them. This is disrupting everyone's lives, and it has to end."
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